Ajay Kulkarni

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Moleskine’s New Productivity App Is a Lot Like Its Notebooks — Really Simple, Really Good

Moleskine notebooks did not become as popular as they have by way of suggestive design — it became popular for the exact opposite reason. Moleskine …

Productivity

This Man From Australia Speaks Hindi & Bhojpuri So Well, You’ll Not Believe Your Ears

Every now and then, you keep coming across amusing videos of foreigners speaking in Hindi or Bhojpuri. But this Australian gentleman is a little …

India

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

Daydreaming is known to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

Infographics

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

6 Great Time-Management Apps and Tips That Boost Productivity

Get more done each day and achieve your goals with these time savers.<p>Starting a business is hard, and it takes a ton of work. But if you manage your time well and make every hour count, it’s possible to find success. In order to do that, you need to develop good habits and strategies that can …

Time Management

Obama and Trump aren't invited to Harry and Meghan's wedding, but these inspiring people are

Among the 2,640 people attending the Royal Wedding on May 19, 1,200 will be members of the public.<p>According to a press statement from Kensington …

Prince Harry

How to Use This $10 Billion Company's Idea-Generating Strategy at Your Startup

Consider these tips to use crowdsourcing at your company.<p>The leading minds in corporate innovation don't always work inside a corporation. Despite having a research and development budget in the millions, Goldcorp--a global leader in mining with a market cap over $10 billion--looks for its next …

Innovation

Greenland’s ice is melting much faster than we thought. Here’s why that’s scary.

Greenland’s ice could raise seas by 20 feet.<p>Our planet is warming and its cryosphere — Earth’s frozen regions — is melting. This we know.<p>The Arctic, in particular, is warming at a rate twice as fast as the rest of the planet. And this winter, the sheet of Arctic sea ice that grows and shrinks in an …

Global Warming

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give you less …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait | Inc.com

In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the majority of us that fall well short of Einstein-esque IQ. Because curiosity, as it turns out, is …

Creativity

This Is Exactly What a Productivity Expert's Morning Routine Looks Like

We've learned to never underestimate the power of a carefully curated morning routine. Just look at Tim Ferriss, entrepreneur, investor, and <i>New York</i> …

6 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Get Organized

Getting organized is a dream of many, but taking that first step is often a challenge. Organizing and time management expert, Julie Morgenstern …

Snøhetta's ring-shaped Svart to be the Arctic Circle's first energy-positive hotel

The Svart hotel would be the first hotel to be built to the energy-positive Powerhouse standard. This initiative was dreamt up by Snøhetta in …

A Crash Course on Cork: The Eco-Friendly Material That's Popping Up Everywhere

Don’t be surprised if this sustainable material shows up in surprising places, from cushioned flooring, to wall coverings, and beyond.<p>When we encounter cork, it's most often in the form of a wine stopper or an office bulletin board, but the humble material is extremely versatile and sustainable. In …

Home Improvement

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

How to Start an Online Business<p>Updated July 20, 2017<p>Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With …

How Writing changed my Life and so will yours…

<b>“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” — Joss Whedon</b>They …

Old stone barn transformed into country home with wooden built-ins

Architect Frank Minnaërt outfitted the space with playful plywood built-ins<p>Paris-based architect Frank Minnaërt has transformed an old stone barn in Lormes, France into a unique holiday home for his clients, a couple. The heart of the new space is the kitchen, accessed via an oversized square glass …

Architecture

The North Face unveils a geodesic tent that can withstand 60 mph winds

Known for its high-quality outdoor gear, The North Face just unveiled a dream tent designed to meet the needs of even the most intrepid camper. The …

The Right Way to Take Breaks, According to Science (and an 8-Year-Old Kid)

My son--and best-selling author Daniel Pink--are on to something: for optimal productivity, you need to work on your timing.<p>To wrap up 2017, I scheduled "one-on-one" lunches with my two kids as an opportunity to reflect on the year and plan for the new one. I asked Adam, my 8 year old, to share …

Everything you should know about happiness in one infographic

According to science, you can control about 40% of your happiness.<br>Read More

Happiness

The Self-Taught Sculptor Who Dreams Of Being The Modern Day Michelangelo

It's not hard to chisel away at a block of stone and make something that resembles a human form, but it takes a true master to create photorealistic …

Fifteen ways to get paid to travel the world

Travelling the world is a dream for many people.<p>While there are ways to do it cheaper and safer than ever with sharing platforms like Airbnband …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career | Inc.com

During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone has stumbled upon an idea that will trump the rest.<p>Last week, I came across one that …

Motivation